One of the most difficult challenges companies face today is how to be more flexible and adaptive in a dynamic business environment. ‘Speed to market’ demands identifying and capitalizing on opportunities as soon as they appear and has become a major driver for the adoption of DevOps in the financial market industry. These changes have paved the way for new design approaches such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) based on automated configuration and provisioning.
Under MIFID II, asset managers were free to use different methods for calculating transaction costs – either by interpreting the MIFID II requirements themselves or, as most firms have done, by leveraging PRIIPS methodology.
MiFID II implementation is well underway but there is no time for respite. Part 2 of this series considers how the changes involved in the MiFID II research unbundling process, particularly regarding client data, can cause the sellside to inadvertently breach the GDPR.
GreySpark’s Business Practice is focused on assisting our capital markets clients address key business challenges by delivering tactical or strategic change projects, conducting targeted business reviews and defining target operating models. GreySpark promotes industry best practices and adds value by working collaboratively with our clients to provide deliverables bespoke to their needs.
As a technology consultant you will have the opportunity to be deployed into review or delivery style projects, in-house or on client site, engaging our clients to understand their needs and translate them into suitable technology solutions. You will be expected to take part in the specification, design and implementation of our solutions in the highly dynamic environments of the world’s leading financial institutions, including investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds and exchanges.
As part of GreySpark’s FinTech practice, you will join a team of specialist consultants, focusing on the Financial Technology and broader banking innovation space. The team works with clients on research and analysis, market scanning, business transformation issues, engagements with FinTech companies, business strategy, product development strategy and roadmap development.
GreySpark’s Business Practice is focused on assisting our capital markets clients address key business challenges by delivering tactical or strategic change projects, conducting targeted business reviews and defining target operating models. We are currently looking for a Regulatory Business Analyst to join our continuously growing team.
Working in GreySpark Partners’ Capital Markets Intelligence practice, you will be providing market intelligence and investigating capital markets trends in order to deliver consulting work or produce a thought leadership report.
A challenging and exciting new role has arisen within GreySpark Partners, based in our London office. As the Head of Knowledge Management & Intellectual Property, you will have the opportunity to drive GreySpark’s knowledge strategy globally and lead the systematic development, curation and dissemination of intellectual property throughout the firm.
The aim of cyber-security is to deter and hinder attacks, and it is always a mistake to assume that attacks can be prevented. Globally, financial institutions and governments are working to address the issue by sharing information and expertise regarding security threats.